Systems Project Manager in Vauxhall at WaterAid

Date posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Vauxhall
  • Job type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date posted:
    7/10/2019

Job Description

Want to use your skills in Project Management to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as a Systems Project Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid IT team need a Project Manager to work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a range of challenging projects are delivered on time and within budget.

We need someone with experience in management information systems to deliver projects with the Systems and Management Information team, but is willing to work on other projects within the IT department

In this role, you will have day-to-day responsibility for the smooth and effective running of their projects with a focus on great delivery. Effective project leadership along with project planning, budget control, tracking and reporting, risk and issue analysis and quality assurance will be key to delivery in this role.

You'll also:
* Consult with stakeholders on the creation of business cases and project briefs.
* Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders and third-party suppliers.
* Co-ordinate the creation and deployment of business change materials and support the business in the implementation of these changes.
* Oversee design, development, implementation and testing of projects.

To be successful, you'll need:
* A proven track record successfully managing projects.
* Excellent communication and customer facing skills, ability to communicate complex ideas simply and to engage with and influence multiple key stakeholders.
* A flexible approach to work, willing to take on a range of projects from design to transition to business as usual.

Visit the WaterAid careers page for a full job pack.

Other Information
WaterAid benefits include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* A generous pension plan with an employer contribution of up to 10%
* Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 with excellent benefits. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter. Applications will close one minute before midnight on 28 July 2019. Availability for interview is required week commencing 5 August 2019.

WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020. The new location is to be confirmed but will be within zone 1-2 in London. The recruiting line manager will discuss this with you at the interview stage.

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us at careers@wateraid.org